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Area board members

Plunket has formed 18 new Area Boards which have replaced the New Zealand Council and Māori Caucus.  

There are 116 Area Board Members.  Each board has a Māori Board Member and elected staff representative.

  • Northland

    Area President, Lyn Rostern

    Lyn Rostern (Area Board President)

    Caroline Blakeley

    Jeanette Nathan

    Please email Lyn Rostern if you would like to contact the Northland Area Board.

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  • Waitemata

    Area President, Lyndsay Taylor

    Lyndsay Taylor (Area Board President)

    Rochelle Miskelly (Area Board Secretary)

    Joan Miller 

    Iris Richter

    Marguerite Spencer

    Rebecca Zhang

    Lisa Mackay

    Vacancy x3

    Please email Lyndsay Taylor if you would like to contact the Waitemata Area Board.

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  • Auckland City

    Area President, Jayne Brophy

    Jayne Brophy (Area Board President)

    Roz Christensen (Area Board Secretary)

    Robert Berrill

    Andrea Penman

    Kirsty Donovan

    Nelly Hazak-Colley

    Diana McMahon-Reid

    Jo Hill

    Vacancy

    Vacancy (staff)

    Please email Jayne Brophy if you would like further information.

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  • Bay of Plenty

    Area President, Jandhe Troughton

    Jandhe Troughton (Area Board President)

    Lisa Bardebes (Area Board Secretary)

    Rozena Wedge 

    Raymond Gatfield

    Tracy Hayson

    Raewyn Lucas

    Heather Salmons

    Vacancy

    Please email Jandhe Troughton if you would like further information.

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  • Gisborne-Wairoa

    Area President, Wendy Reeves

    Wendy Reeves (Area Board President)

    Jill Wilkins (Area Board Secretary)

    Kathy McGurk 

    Haereroa Gibson

    Margaret Gardner

    Dan Manson

    Vacancy x2

    Please email Wendy Reeves if you would like to contact the Gisborne-Wairoa Area Board.

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  • Hawke's Bay

    Area President, Erin Jenkins

    Erin Jenkins (Area Board President)

    Kendra Delugar (Area Board Secretary)

    Vicky van der Meulen 

    Tryphena Cracknell

    Michele Grant

    Peter Martin

    Glenys Knowles

    Sue Taaffe

    Rizwaana Latiff

    Please email Erin Jenkins if you would like to contact the Hawke's Bay Area Board.

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  • Taranaki

    Vanessa Elliott (Area Board Secretary)

    Shona Mackay

    Margaret Betteridge

    Olwyn Duthie

    Andrea Nicholson

    Lorraine Van der Kroft

    Vacancy x3

    Please email Vanessa Elliot if you would like to contact the Taranaki Area Board.

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  • Manawatu-Whanganui

    Area President, Tania Garrett

    Tania Garrett (Area Board President)

    Hera Black

    Russell Prince

    Claire Williamson

    George Tuffin

    Please email Tania Garrett if you would like to contact the Manawatu-Whanganui Area Board.

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  • Wellington-Wairarapa

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  • Nelson-Marlborough

    Area President, Adele Large

    Adele Large (Area Board President)

    Pam Robert

    Ruth Jarman

    Andrea Mead

    Melissa Lochhead

    Vacancy x2

    Please email Adele Large if you would like to contact the Nelson-Marlborough Area Board.

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  • Canterbury

    Area President, Helena Cridge

    Helena Cridge (Area Board President)

    Craig Watson

    Karen White

    Karyn Barnfield

    Vacancy x3

    Please email Helena Cridge if you would like further information.

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  • Mid-South Canterbury

    Area President, Helen Whiting

    Helen Whiting (Area Board President)

    Jill Milward (Area Board Secretary)

    Andrea Boulton

    June Boulden

    Michelle Brett

    Pauline-Jean Luyten

    Sam Hervey

    Please email Helen Whiting if you would like to contact the Mid-South Canterbury Area Board.

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  • Otago

    Area President, Georgina Dunstan

    Georgina Dunstan (Area Board President)

    Vanessa Hall

    Pippy Keenan

    Lisa Nevill

    Hazel Scoles

    Kym Smith

    Vacancy x2

    Please email Georgina Dunstan if you would like to contact the Otago Area Board.

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  • Southland

    Area President, Nicki White

    Nicki White (Area Board President)

    Virginia Boyle (Area Board Secretary)

    Tania Lawry

    Jane Milne

    Ella Wilson

    Jeneen Wild

    Vacancy x2

    Please email Nicki White if you would like to contact the Southland Area Board.

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